International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Queer Your International Services: A Toolkit for Serving International LGBTQ Students
Thursday, November 14
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
They're here, and they're queer: how do you support the needs of your international LGBTQ population? This session will offer resources, ideas and opportunities for International Office staff to begin to expand services for their LGBTQ international students and scholars.We will cover a spectrum of services, such as pre-arrival information, connecting students to groups and peers, and enhancing the visibility of your allyship.
- Upon completion, participant will gain a set of ideas and tools to build out a foundation of services to support the international needs of their LGBTQ students on campus.
- Upon completion, participant will be able to anticipate the needs and challenges of advising this population. ISSS staff will get more comfortable with tackling conversations about identity and sexuality.
International Student Advisor
University of Maryland-College Park Office of International Services